The United Nations has joined forces to launch an anti-trafficking campaign to stop the illegal trafficking of people, plants, animals and things. Will this help put a stop to the activities of Bahamian numbers kingpins?
Topic: United Nations
The U.N. needs to develop mechanisms to govern offshore financial services in order to protect small offshore economies, Bahamas PM Perry Christie told the UN General Assembly this weekend.
The Bahamas has been ‘swinging” international organisations for years, promising the moon and never delivering. Finally, people are getting wise to the special concessions made to the rogue nation.
The Bahamas is among one of 159 countries scheduled to address the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women opening in New York.
If a draft resolution submitted by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas seeking non-member state status goes to the United Nations on Thursday, Guyana and Suriname, like all South American countries, except Colombia are expected to vote in favour.
The Bahamas joins the international community in observing World Food Day on October 16, Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister V. Alfred Gray confirmed.
“The world’s well-being and power is increasingly in the hands of market and financial elites,” Nicaragua’s foreign minister told the General Assembly on Friday as he highlighted the need for reform or reinvention at the world body.
After ignoring their committments to the United Nations for years, The Bahamas government is working intensely to reduce the rate of infant mortality to meet the UN’s Millennium Development Goals.
Recent pressure from the United Nations has prompted the government to focus on children’s rights after years of ignoring its commitments as signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.